An opportunity for a Live Fire Trainer on a fixed term contact for 12 months at Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) based at the Learning and Development Department at Wray Park in Reigate.
SFRS are recruiting for an experienced Breathing Apparatus Instructor to work in the Live Fire department within Learning and Development. Our training site in Reigate includes a carbonaceous fire house and two attack box units where training on the safe extinguishment of fire and rescue of casualties is carried out for new entrants to the fire service as well as refresher training for our experienced firefighting staff.
Ideally you may hold other skills, such as Compartment Fire Behaviour Instructor and Tactical Ventilation Instructor, but the critical skill you will need is to be a Breathing Apparatus Instructor.
SFRS will invest in your further development, including instructor and teaching qualification.
Please refer to the job description and personal specification below for more information.Job Advert
This is a 12 month fixed term contract.
This role will receive a 10% salary enhancement for flexible working which means that you will be required to work some evenings and weekends. Compensatory time off will be given during the week.
For an informal chat about this opportunity please contact Watch Commander Simon Tuvey on 07976863771.
Candidates are asked to upload a word or pdf document (maximum 450 words) to answer the following questions:
1. Please give details of your experience in delivering Live Fire Training.
2. Describe your understanding of Health and Safety in relation to the role of trainer for the fire service.
3. Provide a brief synopsis of the skills, knowledge, abilities and attributes that you believe make you suitable for this role.
Closing date for applications 7th December 2020
Selection is planned for week commencing 14th December 2020
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.Company Information
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